Ireland OPW Photos

The Republic of Ireland's Office of Public Works runs many of the nation's heritage sites, castles, and other government structures open for public tours, either alone or in partnership with other jurisdictions. The OPW pass is a good way to tour most OPW properties.

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Dublin Castle, Dublin Bedford Hall & Tower on Upper Castle Yard at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland Painted ceiling by Vincenzo Waldré in St Patrick's Hall at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland State Apartments & Record Tower over Dubblinn Gardens at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland
Dublin Castle Chapel Royal Record Tower & Chapel Royal seen from Dubblinn Gardens at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland Organ & gothic columns of Chapel Royal at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland Gallery carved with coats of arms of Lord Lieutenants in Chapel Royal at Dublin Castle. Dublin, Ireland
Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Carved entangled dragons over entrance of Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland Main hall at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland Main hall spiral staircase at Kilmainham Gaol. Dublin, Ireland
Phoenix Park, Dublin Wellington Monument by Robert Smirke in Phoenix Park. Dublin, Ireland Phoenix Column in Phoenix Park. Dublin, Ireland Papal Cross for Pope John Paul II's visit to Ireland by Paschal Clarke in Phoenix Park. Dublin, Ireland
Aras an Uachtarain, President of Ireland's House, Dublin Ceremonial entrance of Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland Abstract painting at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland Irish carpet by Raymond McGrath of Donegal in state reception room at Aras an Uachtarain. Dublin, Ireland
Garden of Remembrance, Dublin Cruciform pool of Garden of Remembrance with symbolic mosaic of discarded weapons on bottom of flowing river. Dublin, Ireland Garden of Remembrance pool adopting Celtic custom wherein at end of war weapons were cast into river to signify peace. Dublin, Ireland Children of Lir sculpture symbolizing rebirth & resurrection at Garden of Remembrance. Dublin, Ireland
Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin Rathfarnham Castle built as fortified house by Adam Loftus, Lord Chancellor & Archbishop of Dublin. Dublin, Ireland Neoclassical details of ball room at Rathfarnham Castle. Dublin, Ireland Four seasons room ceiling painting with Demeter being crowned in center attrib. to James 'Athenian' Stuart at Rathfarnham Castle. Dublin, Ireland
Pearse Museum, Dublin Front facade of Pearse Museum. Dublin, Ireland Patrick Pearse's Office at Pearse Museum. Dublin, Ireland Éire sculpture by William Pearse at Pearse Museum. Dublin, Ireland

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